Mandala - Rose Window

A Mandala is a sacred, holy, or magical circle .....

mandala1.jpg - 23814 Bytes We discuss two very different cultures and their holy circle…

The Hindu/Buddhist Mandala is a configuration of geometric shapes, which symbolizes a meditational path to Nirvana.

rosewindow1.jpg A rose window radiates with themes of Christianity.        
stonehedge1.jpg - 11475 Bytes Sacred circles can be found in many other cultures as well…the Aztec Calendar, Stonehenge, and Celtic spirals are just a few examples.
mandala2.jpg - 50802 Bytes In Multicultural Art, we create paper cut mandalas


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For more about Mandalas :
http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/online/mandala/default.htm

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